Analysts claim that Hugo Chavez – the Venezuelan leader – has found just the right basis for implementing his rather daring politics – today no one can underestimate Venezuela''s influence, especially in the power industry. The country holds enormous oil reserves and is one of United States largest suppliers. Nationalizing private companies, repaying debt and pledging to distribute wealth equally are just some of the promises that have helped Chavez stay in power and repudiate criticism. Venezuela has strengthened cooperation with friendly nations, not forgetting to boldly state that it will not tolerate any unwelcome foreign influence, whether it would be of political or economical nature. In order to find out more about this South American country, its leader and politics – read this book.